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China’s “war on terror” is really a war on Islam

By: Simon Denyer

Sourcewashingtonpost.com

The month of Ramadan should have been a time of fasting, charity and prayer in China’s Muslim west. But here, in many of the towns and villages of southern Xinjiang, it was a time of fear, repression, and violence.

China’s campaign against separatism and terrorism in its mainly Muslim west has now become an all-out war on conservative Islam, residents here say.

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Chile earthquake blackout terror: Screams, panic as power dies (Video)

info-pictogram1 A massive 8.2 magnitude quake has struck off the coast of northern Chile, killing 6 people and displacing around 80,000.